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Ancient Greece

Connolly, Peter (Book - 2001 )
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This is one of two new titles from the acclaimed master of recreating the ancient world. Peter Connolly's superb illustrations bring to life the world of ancient Greece, in the 5th century BC, when Athens was home to some of the greatest artists and thinkers in history. All aspects of life inthe city are revealed, as we watch Athenians in their homes, at the theatre, at work, at worship and at play. Perfect to support homework for children aged 8+ . Peter Connolly is a best-selling author and illustrator of the ancient world. His previous books with Oxford include Pompeii, The Roman Fort, The Legionary, The Cavalryman, The Ancient Greece of Odysseus, The Holy Land and The Ancient City. These have sold over 250,000 copies in English, and havebeen translated into many other languages. Peter Connolly is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Institute of Archaeology, London.
Authors: Connolly, Peter, 1935-
Title: Ancient Greece
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
Characteristics: 64 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [illustrator] Peter Connolly ; text by Andrew Solway
Contents: Athens
Athens, Sparta and Persia
Daily life
Houses
Religion
Government
Work
Social life
Sports and games
The theatre
Glossary
Additional Contributors: Solway, Andrew
ISBN: 0199108102
Branch Call Number: j 938 C752ag 2001
Bibliography: Includes index
Subject Headings: Greece History Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C. Pictorial works Juvenile literature Athens (Greece) Social life and customs Pictorial works Juvenile literature
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Sail on an Athenian ship, discover how the philosopher Socrates ended up in a prison cell, and find out why young Athenians burned their toys in this delightful recreation of life in 5th-century B.C. Ancient Greece features the illustrations of Peter Connolly, a world-renowned artist of the ancie... Read More »


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